July 2012

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GenerationOne Blog - July 2012

Embracing Education Opportunity

The National Alliance for Remote Indigenous Schools (NARIS) Leadership conference brought together the leaders of some of the most remote schools in Australia... More...

24 July @ 11:19 Add your comment

Igniting the Ambition

Indigenous students from across Australia are embracing the opportunity to experience life at University during NAIDOC Week 2012. A decade ago, just 6 students participated in the Nura Gili Winter School Program at the University of New South Wales. Now, in 2012, 150 students were selected from a competitive pool of almost 450 students, all hoping for the chance to experience a glimpse of life on campus.... More...

24 July @ 10:53 Add your comment

Brain Bee Challenge puts students to the test

From little things, big things can grow. In 2011, two Indigenous students were selected to attend the Australian Brain Bee Challenge (ABBC), the premier neuroscience competition in Australia. This year, seven Indigenous students were selected from a pool of 1,225 students from across Queensland for the State finals of the ABBC. ... More...

10 July @ 09:39 Add your comment

Walking through both worlds of Learning: Lisa Dhurrkay

When walking into Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation, the first friendly face you see is Lisa Dhurrkay. In Yolngu, Lisa’s name is Buduwutpuy and she is from the Wangurri clan from north-east Arnhem Land.  Lisa began her training for a Certificate II in Business Administration, a work readiness programme in Gove NT. This is where Lisa worked in an Administration Trainee role under the guidance of the Executive Administration officer.  Lisa works as a Permits Officer with Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation.    ... More...

05 July @ 04:57 Add your comment